Semele androgyna (L.) Kunth
Ruscus androgynus L. - Danae androgyna Webb & Berth.
Ruscaceae
Semele androgyna (90250 octets)
Evergreen climber shrub. Cladode glabrous, dark green, ovate-lanceolate, 5-10 cm long, acuminate, leathery, at the axils of the leaves which are reduced to unconspicuous scales. Yellowish small flowers in fascicule on the surface or on the margin of the cladode. Fruit globose about 1 cm across. Tender only for the mildest areas.

Home: Canary and Madeira Islands

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Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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